possible problem w/ autodetect netbook vs regular

Mackenzie Morgan macoafi at gmail.com
Fri Jul 23 15:11:21 BST 2010

On Thu, Jul 22, 2010 at 8:48 PM, Jonathan Jesse <jjesse at gmail.com> wrote:
> Good evening,
> In my testing I've been impressed w/ how Kubuntu Maverick is now
> autodetecting whether or not to present the plasma-netbook or
> plasma-desktop, virtual machines.  I am testing Maverick on both VM
> Workstation and VirtualBox with a Windows 7 host machine.  Both of my
> installs start up in 800x600 until I have install either vmware-tools or
> vboxadditions.  Since I'm at 800x600, I receive plasma-netbook and the
> machines look like my netbook.
> Any ideas on this?

It's going just by resolution.  I already talked to Jonathan Riddell
about this (hit it a few weeks ago), and he said adding a check for
"laptop-detect" would be needed.

Figuring how to detect my new netbook (1366x768) is going to be *fun* too.

> I can easily run plasma-desktop and/or change the start up to launch
> plasma-desktop instead, however I am then presented with a problem where the
> top menu portion disappears.  Does this make sense?

As opposed to using System Settings?

Mackenzie Morgan
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